EPS for South Jersey Industries, Inc. (SJI) Expected At $0.41

February 14, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

 EPS for South Jersey Industries, Inc. (SJI) Expected At $0.41
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.24 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.10, from 1.34 in 2017Q2. It dived, as 14 investors sold South Jersey Industries, Inc. shares while 52 reduced holdings. 16 funds opened positions while 66 raised stakes. 54.81 million shares or 0.93% more from 54.30 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Raymond James And Assoc owns 39,688 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Florida-based Raymond James Financial Advisors has invested 0.02% in South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI). Reaves W H And Communication invested in 0.23% or 180,625 shares. Kistler invested in 957 shares. Piedmont Advsrs Lc holds 0.01% or 17,313 shares. Usca Ria Limited Liability Company accumulated 12,087 shares. Bank & Trust Of Ny Mellon holds 1.43 million shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Dimensional Fund Advisors Lp invested 0.02% of its portfolio in South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI). Villere St Denis J & Co Limited Liability Co reported 0.02% of its portfolio in South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI). Advisory Services Network Limited Liability Company invested 0% of its portfolio in South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI). Creative Planning accumulated 0% or 12,542 shares. The New York-based Art Advsr Ltd Llc has invested 0.04% in South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI). First Mercantile Tru owns 3,090 shares. Fifth Third Comml Bank holds 1,300 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Opus Inv Management Incorporated holds 70,000 shares or 0.44% of its portfolio.

Analysts expect South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI) to report $0.41 EPS on February, 22.They anticipate $0.01 EPS change or 2.38 % from last quarter’s $0.42 EPS. SJI’s profit would be $32.53 million giving it 16.30 P/E if the $0.41 EPS is correct. After having $-0.05 EPS previously, South Jersey Industries, Inc.’s analysts see -920.00 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 2.37% or $0.65 during the last trading session, reaching $26.73. About 547,443 shares traded or 35.45% up from the average. South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI) has risen 23.64% since February 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.94% the S&P500.

South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI) Ratings Coverage

Among 7 analysts covering South Jersey Industries (NYSE:SJI), 2 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 29% are positive. South Jersey Industries had 26 analyst reports since August 10, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Morgan Stanley maintained the shares of SJI in report on Monday, November 13 with “Equal-Weight” rating. Hilliard Lyons upgraded South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI) rating on Wednesday, March 15. Hilliard Lyons has “Long-Term Buy” rating and $40 target. Hilliard Lyons upgraded the shares of SJI in report on Monday, August 10 to “Underperform” rating. JP Morgan initiated it with “Neutral” rating and $31 target in Tuesday, June 14 report. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Janney Capital on Tuesday, June 28. On Wednesday, November 23 the stock rating was downgraded by Williams Capital Group to “Hold”. Janney Capital upgraded South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI) on Tuesday, August 8 to “Buy” rating. Guggenheim initiated the stock with “Buy” rating in Monday, May 16 report. On Thursday, September 8 the stock rating was initiated by Morgan Stanley with “Equal-Weight”. As per Thursday, August 31, the company rating was upgraded by Hilliard Lyons.

South Jersey Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides energy-related services and products. The company has market cap of $2.12 billion. The firm engages in the purchase, transmission, and sale of natural gas. It has a 55.34 P/E ratio. It also sells natural gas and pipeline transportation capacity on a wholesale basis to residential, commercial, and industrial clients on the interstate pipeline system, as well as transports natural gas, which is purchased directly from producers or suppliers to their customers.

More notable recent South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “South Jersey Industries: Blue Chip Utility In Focus” on July 13, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “South Jersey Industries’ (SJI) CEO Mike Renna on Q1 2017 Results – Earnings …” published on May 09, 2017, Seekingalpha.com published: “South Jersey Industries’ (SJI) CEO Mike Renna on Q2 2017 Results – Earnings …” on August 04, 2017. More interesting news about South Jersey Industries, Inc. (NYSE:SJI) were released by: Seekingalpha.com and their article: “New Jersey Resources And South Jersey Industries: The Challenges Of …” published on April 18, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “South Jersey Industries, Inc. (SJI) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 08 …” with publication date: December 07, 2017.

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